A family comedy told through the separate stories of different family members.
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Cast members James Brolin and Dianne Wiest also worked together as parents in the theatrical film "Sisters" (2015). See more
The show opens with the printed tag line, "One Big Family. Four Short Stories.". This is a pun. Each episode consists of four complete stories, presented one at a time. But also, the name of the family is "Short". So the four segments that make up each episode aren't just short stories. They're Short stories. See more